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Yard and Garden: Enjoy Fall Colors of These Iowa Trees, Shrubs, Perennials

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 04:53

October is the perfect time to enjoy fall foliage in Iowa. Depending on the location in the state, foliage and fall colors peak from now through the end of the month. Which trees have the best colors?

Learning Session for Value Added Producer Grant Preparation

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 06:29

A free learning session Oct. 27 at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agricultural Student Learning Center in Ames will be offered for those interested in applying and learning more about the USDA Value Added Producer Grant program.

Yard and Garden: Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs Indoors During Winter

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:16

Hyacinths are a popular spring plant that can be enjoyed during winter with proper planning. Learn important steps to successfully forcing their bulbs indoors.

Manual Provides Instruction for Growing Produce in a High Tunnel

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 06:14

High tunnels are inexpensive, passive solar structures that are designed to extend the growing season and intensify production. While relatively new to agriculture in the United States, high tunnels can increase profits for producers when properly managed.